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Glaucoma A Symposium Presented at a Meeting of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, November 17, 1913   By: (1871-)

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GLAUCOMA

A SYMPOSIUM PRESENTED AT A MEETING OF THE CHICAGO OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY, NOVEMBER 17, 1913.

EDITED BY

WILLIS O. NANCE, M.D.,

PRESIDENT CHICAGO OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY (1913); OPHTHALMIC SURGEON, ILLINOIS CHARITABLE EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY; FORMER OCULIST AND AURIST, COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL; EDITOR JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY AND OTO LARYNGOLOGY,

AND

WESLEY HAMILTON PECK, M.D.,

PRESIDENT CHICAGO OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY (1914); FORMER PROFESSOR OPHTHALMOLOGY, CHICAGO EYE, EAR, NOSE AND THROAT COLLEGE; ASSISTANT SURGEON, ILLINOIS CHARITABLE EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY; OPHTHALMIC SURGEON, OAK PARK HOSPITAL.

1914 CHICAGO MEDICAL BOOK COMPANY CHICAGO

COPYRIGHT 1914 BY CHICAGO MEDICAL BOOK COMPANY

CONTRIBUTORS

EDWARD JACKSON, A.M., M.D. Prof. Ophth. Univ. Colo.; Emer. Prof. Ophth. Phila. Polyclinic; Ex Ch. Sec. Ophth. A.M.A.; Ex Pres. Am. Acad. Med. and Am. Acad. Ophth. and Oto Laryng.; Mem. Am. Ophth. Soc. and Honorary Mem. Chicago Ophth. Society.

JOHN ELMER WEEKS, M.D., D.Sc. Prof. Ophth. Univ. and Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., N.Y.; Ophth. Surg. N.Y. Eye and Ear Inf.; Mem. Am. Ophth. Soc.; Hon. Mem. Chicago Ophth. Soc. and Royal Hungarian Med. Soc. Budapest.

GEORGE EDMUND DE SCHWEINITZ, A.M., LL.D., M.D. Prof. Ophth. Univ. Penn.; Ophth. Surg. Univ. Hosp., Phila. Hosp., Orthop. Hosp. and Inf. for Nerv. Dis.; Consult. Ophth. Surg, Phila. Polyclinic; Honorary Member Chicago Ophth. Soc.

ROBERT HENRY ELLIOT, M.D., B.S. LOND., Sc.D. EDIN., F.R.C.S. ENG., ETC., LIEUT. COLONEL, I.M.S. Supt. Gov. Ophth. Hosp., Madras. India; Prof. Ophth. Med. Coll., Madras; Fellow Univ. of Madras; Honorary Member Chicago Ophthalmological Society, U.S.A.

CASEY A. WOOD, M.D., C.M., D.C.L. Prof. Ophth. Univ. Ill.; Late Prof. Ophth. N. W. Univ.; Ex Pres. Am. Acad. of Med.; Am. Acad. Ophth. and of the Chicago Ophth. Soc.; Ophthalmic Surg. St. Luke's Hosp.; Consulting Ophth. Surg. St. Luke's and Cook County Hosp.; Ex Ch. Ophth. Sec. A.M.A.; Editor System Ophth. Therapeutics. Sys. Ophth. Operations and American Encylopedia Ophthalmology.

FRANCIS LANE, A.B., M.D. Pathologist and Asst. Ophthalmic Surgeon Ill. Char. Eye and Ear Inf.; Instructor in Ophth. Rush Med. Coll.; Asst, Ophth. Surg. Presbyterian Hospital.

E. V. L. BROWN, M.D. Asst. Prof. Pathology of the Eye, Univ. Chicago; Asst. Prof. Ophth. Rush Med. College; Ophth. Surg. Ill. Eye and Ear Inf. and Cook County Hosp.; Mem. Am. Ophth. Soc.

NELSON M. BLACK, PH.G., M.D. Author of The Development of the Fusion Center in the Treatment of Strabismus; Examination of the Eyes of Transportation Employes; Artificial illumination a Factor in Ocular Discomfort, etc.

FRANK C. TODD, M.D. Prof. Ophth. and Oto Laryng., Univ. Minn.; Chairman Sec. Ophth. A.M.A. and second Vice Pres. A.M.A.; Ophth. Surg. Univ. and Hill Crest Hospital.

ALBERT EUGENE BULSON, JR., B.S., M.D. Prof. Ophth. Ind. School Med.; Ex Ch. Sec. Ophth. A.M.A.; Ophth. Surg. St. Joseph's Hospital; Editor Jour. Ind, Slate Med. Assn.

DEDICATED TO DR. EDWARD JACKSON DR. JOHN E. WEEKS DR. GEORGE EDMUND DE SCHWEINITZ LIEUTENANT COLONEL ROBERT HENRY ELLIOT HONORARY MEMBERS BY THE CHICAGO OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR SPLENDID ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE DOMAIN OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

ABSTRACTS.

I. Etiology and Classification of Glaucoma.

Abstract:

Etiologic factors include: obstruction of lymph spaces, especially the angle of the anterior chamber; blood pressure, arterial, capillary and venous; affinity of tissues for fluids; alterations of the intra ocular fluids; inflammations in the eye ball; and failure of a nerve apparatus to control fluid in the globe. Classification: various types of glaucoma constituting clinical entities must be recognised, as: simple glaucoma, recurring exacerbations, congestive, mechanical, and increased tension arising during uveal inflammations.

DR. EDWARD JACKSON, Denver.

Discussion by DR. FRANCIS LANE, Chicago.

II. Pathology of Glaucoma.

Abstract:

(a) Changes taking place in corneal tissue... Continue reading book >>




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